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This one-week trip travels to the remote north of Finland for an active winter adventure that's great fun for all the family. You’ll need to wrap up warm, but the rewards are immense, ensuring a holiday that your children will remember for years to come.

  • Go sledging & play in the snow
  • See the Northern Lights
  • Have a go at snowshoeing
  • Ride a sled pulled by reindeer to Santa’s hut (seasonal)
  • Go on a husky ride

Fly up to Northern Finland to enter a magical land thick with snow and watch your children's eyes light up with glee. Feel the thrill of riding in a sledge pulled by a snowmobile across open landscapes under the stars, walk through snow covered forests on snowshoes, and try sledding and snow sculpting. Snowsuits, mittens and snowboots are provided.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to Kuusamo & make your way to Ruka

  2. Day 2: Visit a reindeer farm; tobogganing

    This morning is at leisure to relax or play in the snow, before visiting a reindeer farm this afternoon. Here, you will have a chance to learn about the life of the reindeers and their herders, as well as go on a short sledge ride. Afterwards, time permitting, go tobogganing nearby before returning to your hotel.

  3. Day 3: Family Fun

    Today is all about having fun together with the family. Transfer to a nearby activity centre where you can try curling, tobogganing and snow sculpting. Afterwards, visit a nearby Kota and enjoy lunch together around the fire.

  4. Day 4: Snowshoeing & snowmobiling

    Explore the area by showshoe and afterwards warm up with some hot chocolate and pastries. This evening, hop on a sledge pulled behind a snowmobile and drive into the wilderness in search of the Northern Lights.

  5. Day 5: Day at leisure: optional activities

    Today is kept free for you to choose from a range of activities in the area such as ice-fishing, snowshoeing or cross country skiing.

  6. Day 6: Husky sled & wilderness dinner

    This morning, meet your team of huskies as they get ready to take you on a sledge ride. This evening visit a traditional Kota in the wilderness for a farewell dinner.

  7. Day 7: Return to Kuusamo airport & fly back to the UK

You should note: For December departures, it may be possible to arrange a visit to Santa’s Hut. Please enquire for details.

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £1,399 per adult, £1,049 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £2,179 per adult, £1,659 per child

Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods.

Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.

Other information

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Ideal for ages: 4-12
  • Itinerary type: Small group

Departure Guide

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  • Feb

What’s Included

All prices are per person and include:

  • Accommodation

    Hotel x 6 nights
  • Meals

    6 breakfasts, 1 lunch & 1 dinner
  • Activities

    • Cross-country skiing

    • Sledging

    • Snowshoeing

    • Tobogganing

Tailored for You

A private departure can also be arranged and tailored to suit your requirements. Contact our experts today.

Next Steps

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Our small group holidays require a minimum of just four participants to operate. Most of our holidays are also available on a private basis or can be tailored to meet your requirements.

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2020 15 Feb 21 Feb £1,399 £1,049 Available* Book or Enquire